Forced recruitment or forced conscription and training of Red Cross workers by the Ugandan military, especially early in 2000 and whether recruits were used as informants for the Ugandan government [UGA37798.E]

Information on whether Red Cross workers were forcibly recruited by the Ugandan military service and used as informants for the Ugandan government could not be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

Africa Confidential 2000-2001.

Africa Research Bulletin 2000-2001.

Country Reports. 2001. Electronic Version.

The Indian Ocean Newsletter 2000-2001.

IRB Database.

Kesing's Record of World Events 2000-2001.


Resources Centre country file. Uganda. 2001.

Web sites, including:

Amnesty International.

Human Rights Network in Uganda (HURINET-U)

Human Rights Watch (HRW).

The International Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers.

Immigration and Nationality Directorate (IND), Home Office.

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Operations in Africa.


Monitor [Kampala].

New Vision [Kampala].


Search Engines, including: